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bawl

verb [I or T] uk   /bɔːl/  us   /bɑːl/

bawl verb [I or T] (SHOUT)

to shout in a very loud voice: She bawled at me to sit down.

bawl verb [I or T] (CRY)

to cry loudly: He was bawling his eyes out.
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Translations of “bawl”
in Vietnamese oang oang…
in Spanish berrear, chillar, desgañitarse…
in Thai ตะโกนหรือร้องเสียงดัง…
in Malaysian menjerit…
in French brailler…
in German brüllen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 喊, 喊,叫,咆哮…
in Indonesian meraung, berteriak, menangis…
in Russian вопить…
in Turkish haykırmak, bas bas bağırmak, feryat etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 喊, 喊,叫,咆哮…
in Polish ryczeć…
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